Robin Roberts Says Wedding to Amber Laign Is ‘Fast Approaching’

Robin Roberts and Amber Laign
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Robin Roberts could have been MIA from Good Morning America on Friday, August 11, however she’s preserving followers up to date on-line.

Roberts, 62, spent the weekend along with her marriage ceremony on her thoughts, attending an occasion for Mayo Clinic along with her fiancée, Amber Laign, on Friday.

“Finally night time’s dinner Candy Amber & I acquired a stunning shock for our upcoming marriage ceremony!” the information anchor wrote alongside a pic of a dessert plate with the phrase “Congratulations Robin & Amber” written on it. “We so recognize and love our Mayo household. Wishing all an exquisite weekend. 🥂💕.”

The next day, the pair had been gifted a bouquet of purple and inexperienced flowers from the Nationwide LGBTQ Process Pressure. “Candy Amber & I acquired this pretty shock from @thetaskforce wishing us nicely on our quick approaching nuptials,” Roberts captioned a snap of the association through Instagram on Saturday, August 12. “Applicable we received this in the present day since we’re about to fulfill with our fabu marriage ceremony planner to take a look at our florals for the ceremony and reception. #serenitysaturday 💐❤️.”

Roberts might be again on GMA this week, preserving the get together going through an on-air bachelorette get together for herself and Laign, 47, on Wednesday, August 16.

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“Might 14-year-old Robin Roberts have imagined she could be having a bachelorette get together on nationwide tv?” George Stephanopoulos requested Roberts on Tuesday, August 8, following a promo for the bachelorette particular, to which she responded, “No, particularly to a girl.”

Earlier this yr, Roberts introduced that she and Laign are planning to tie the knot after 17 years collectively. “I’m saying sure to marriage,” she revealed on a January episode of GMA. “We’re getting married this yr.”

The couple met on a blind date in 2005, although they waited years to publicly deal with their relationship. Roberts opened up about her sexuality for the primary time in December 2013 by thanking her “longtime girlfriend, Amber” in a Fb publish about her restoration from a bone marrow transplant she acquired the yr prior.

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Years after Roberts was first recognized with breast most cancers in 2007, Laign acquired a breast most cancers prognosis of her personal in 2021. “My candy Amber wished me to let you know one thing that she’s been going through. On the finish of final yr, Amber was recognized with breast most cancers,” Roberts stated in a February 2022 X (previously referred to as Twitter) video. “She had surgical procedure final month and this morning will being chemotherapy.”

Roberts commemorated Laign finishing chemotherapy that July by sharing an Instagram video of her ringing a bell, a convention for most cancers sufferers who full therapy. “My therapy is completed, the course is run, and I’m on my approach,” Laign learn off a plague earlier than ringing the bell in Roberts’ clip.